Hospitality marketing is based on understanding the needs of consumers, knowing the segmentation of the market, and selecting the best marketing tools to reach customers.MARKETING IN THE HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY provides students with a real-world perspective on the world of hospitality marketing, industry forms, and useful ideas for increasing sales and making marketing more effective. Revisions to the fifth edition include new information on understanding marketing trends, using market research tools to help make sound strategy decisions, and writing a strategic marketing plan. There is also new information on how technology is impacting hospitality marketing.
Why is BASIC MARKETING RESEARCH the best-selling marketing textbook? It is a best seller because it's written from a student's perspective. Authors Brown, Suter, and Churchill know that for a marketing textbook to be effective, students have to be able to understand it. And they've achieved that time and again. This edition is packed with the features that made it a best-seller in the first place, from study tools to updated content to an easy-to-read writing style. Plus, in this volume you'll learn more about how experts gather data and how to use it yourself to turn greater profits. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac.
Unlike marketing management texts that are versions of principles texts, this text is based on three concepts not found in the competition: a focus on customer service is central - this concept is presently gaining much attention in research and practice. It provides students with an understanding on how marketing strategic and tactical decisions are made in light of their impact on the firm's customers. The text will truly integrate the concepts of marketing and management, making it more interdisciplinary. Managing a marketing department or marketing program requires and understanding of management principles and how they are implemented. Knowledge that students will use immediately upon graduation will be a priority. Most who pursue marketing careers start at entry level positions within the marketing department, and few go into upper management immediately. Information provided can be used immediately in an entry level job and in a first level management position. In this title, 'Stop and Think' features cause the reader to stop and think about how management principles are used in marketing positions (ie - issues related to planning, organizing, and leading). 'YourCareer' features offer students practical advice regarding marketing careers and profiles of recent successful marketing graduates. It includes chapters on data warehousing, internal and external communications, and website management - coverage lacking in competing texts. 'Customer Corner' insets, posing a customer service situation, encourage students to think about the importance of customer service and how they would respond to customer service problems. Critical thinking exercises stress the importance of quantitative methods in marketing and applying marketing concepts. End of chapter mini-cases can be used by instructors to generate class discussion, for in-class group work, or individual assignments. This title features excellent summary of chapter concepts.
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Marketing Management Concepts and Tools: A Simple Introduction presents the central ideas and methods of marketing management. Discover the marketing basics, management goals, consumer-led marketing, strategic planning, and segmentation, targeting and positioning. Examine market dynamics and competitive strategy, the creation of a brand, consumer behaviour, business to business marketing, and market research. Look at market innovation, services, internet marketing, communications and advertising, distribution, pricing, and the future of marketing.
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